Bucks County, Pennsylvania
is an area of approximately 600 square miles in the Delaware
River Valley about one hour north of Philadelphia
. Vacation rentals in Bucks County could be in one of a number of communities such as Doylestown
, New Hope and Lahaska. Vacation rentals here are ideal for a variety of activities.
The county seat of Doylestown is home to the Mercer Museum, built by the archaeologist and tile maker, Henry Chapman Mercer. This unusual concrete structure houses his extraordinary collection of pre-industrial revolution tools and artefacts. You can also visit Mercer’s family home, Fonthill Castle
, which is nearby. The walls and ceilings of this concrete castle are inlaid with tiles from all over the world as well as those made by Mercer himself. Next door is the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works where handmade tiles are still made
in the style of Mercer himself.
For families with accommodation here, visit the Bucks County Children’s Museum. You can dig for buried treasure, ride in a hot air balloon, design and build your own race car
and many more hands-on, fun and educational activities.
For the adults on the trip, visit the Bucks County Wine Trail
. There are nine different wineries in Bucks County, all of which offer tastings and tours of their facilities within easy reach of your vacation rental. Some wineries also offer gourmet food, exhibit local arts and crafts, and provide live music. Take a day out from your accommodations and experience the seasonal wine varieties that Bucks County has to offer. You might like to purchase a few bottles to take back to your lodging too!
If shopping is part of your condo rental experience, Peddlar’s Village in Lahaska is a popular destination. This shopping village includes sixty-five unique shops and selling everything from trendy fashions and gourmet food to work from local artisans. For a relaxing day out try the full service day spa
and return to your accommodations refreshed.
If you are looking for an evening out from your vacation rental, you won't go wrong with the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope. Many stars of Hollywood
and Broadway have entertained here including Grace Kelly, Walter Matthau, Liza Minnelli and Robert Redford. You might return to your condo rental having seen a star of the future!
Any accommodation in Bucks County will allow you to experience the history and culture of the area. Condo rentals here will let you have a vacation with something for everyone.